Ask the Expert
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Students generate question about the migrations or other investigations they are following, identify those they can answer themselves, and select several to submit to Journey North scientists and specialists.
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Inspiring Middle School Students to Engage in Deep and Active Learning
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Asking the Expert about Dinosaurs
Students view images of dinosaurs on book marked web sites and select one that they would prefer to investigate. Younger students e-mail questions about their dinosaur to polder students who act as experts and respond to the communication.
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